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Polisher - Gurnee, IL

Post Date: 04/23/2021

Req. Number: 73495

City: Gurnee

State: Illinois

Zip Code: 60031


Goodwill TalentBridge, a full service staffing and recruitment firm, is part of Goodwill Industries of Southeastern Wisconsin and Metropolitan Chicago, the largest of the 165 Goodwill territories in North America. With more than 90 years of experience in Workforce Development and job training, Goodwill is helping thousands of people find work in the communities we serve, including 13 counties in Wisconsin and 10 counties in Illinois.


Goodwill TalentBridge, along with our client is currently recruiting for a Polisher to work in the Waukegan/Gurnee IL area.


This polishing position is crucial in the finishing process of clients industrial machines.  This position is responsible for grinding the metal surface to the required specifications. 

 Essential Responsibilities/Duties: 

  • Receives instruction, prints and work orders.
  • Interprets drawings, plans and determines working procedure.
  • Obtains necessary material and equipment.
  • Polish stainless steel metal by using various power tools.
  • Notes and reports defects in material, tools and equipment.
  • Maintains accurate daily time in ERP system showing production and time work on each order.
  • Willingness to learn ERP system or new software programs as needed
  • Overtime may be required on an as needed basis
  • Responsible for following established safety practices
  • Responsible to cross train in other departments
  • All other duties as assigned


Knowledge and Skills:

  • High School Degree or equivalent
  • Experience preferred but not required
  • Experience reading blueprints or shop drawings preferred but not required
  • Grinding stainless steel sheet metal on food, dairy or sanitary/wash down machinery would be a plus but not required
  • ERP system experience is preferred but not required

Aptitudes and Abilities:

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, production schedules, work instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to interpret engineering drawings, specifications, and information furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
  • Good mechanical aptitude.
  • Ability and willingness to follow directions as well as the ability to work independently.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed written or oral instructions. 
  • Ability to communicate and work well with others throughout the organization
  • Physical requirements of job will include lifting, standing, bending, pushing, pulling, etc.
  • This position requires continual use of your hands, considerable use of your arms and legs and moving your whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, kneeling, walking, stooping and handling materials.
  • This position requires long periods of standing.
  • The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds



DIRECT HIRE OPPORTUNITY - benefits available first of the month!

  • Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance; Generous PTO; Generous Paid Holidays; Tuition reimbursement and more
  • Pay: $15 to $18
  • Shift: 2nd Monday - Thursday; 2:30 PM to 12:30 AM
  • Opportunity for OT; Voluntary but sometimes mandatory; Fridays and sometimes Saturdays 

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